Dorothy (Mathews) Park

May 06, 1943 ‒ January 15, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dorothy (Matthews) Park, age 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday January 15, 2005 at the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born May 6, 1943 in Giles County, Tennessee the daughter of the late William J. and Annie I. (Eubanks) Matthews and had been a resident of the Mount Vernon area since 1948, coming here from Tennessee.

She is survived by three sons; Timothy E. (Lisa) Lawson of Mount Vernon, Gregory E. (Jody) Lawson of Howard and Jason E. Lawson of Mount Vernon, a daughter Jana D. ( Greg Starkey) Wirick of Mount Vernon, eleven grandchildren Brandy Lawson, Garrett Lawson, Morgan Lawson, Jessica Grennell, Dustin Lawson, Damian Lawson, Dylan Lawson, William Lawson, Mark Lawson, Amanda Wirick and Bobby Wirick; a great grandson Hayden Anderson; her sister Elvory Matthews of Mount Vernon and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers; J.C. Matthews and Lawrence Matthews and five sisters; Annie Mearns, Willadean Harris, Louise Ferenbaugh, Sandra Dickerson and Margaret Hess.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 AM with her grandson Dustin Lawson officiating. Interment will follow at Mound View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the caring staff of the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon.

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